Entries by Walter Pisarnik

UK THE FIRST ZERO-EMISSION REFRIGERATED ALL-ELECTRIC TRUCK WITH FRIGOBLOCK

The British company chose the manufacturer of transport refrigerators as its partner because of its many years of experience in refrigeration logistics. Frigoblock, a manufacturer of transport refrigeration equipment and a Thermo King brand, announced that they have partnered with NRG Riverside to develop the first battery-electric temperature-controlled truck for use on UK roads.

UK FIRM TEVVA UNVEILS NEW ELECTRIC TRUCK

Electric truck pioneer Tevva has unveiled a 7.5-tonne electric truck intended for mass production in the UK. Engineered by a team led by Ken Scott, formerly engineering director at Bentley and Alexander Dennis, and styled by Dale Grewer, former chief designer at Jaguar Land Rover, the Tevva Truck will be manufactured in a brand-new 11,000 […]

GERMANY AND THE NETHERLANDS SIGN AGREEMENT ON GIGALINERS (LONGTRUCKS)

With the signing of a bilateral agreement between Germany and the Netherlands, the cross-border use of gigaliners trucks becomes possible. Berlin. Federal Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer (CSU) and Barbara Visser, Minister for Infrastructure and Water Management in the Netherlands, signed a bilateral agreement on the cross-border traffic of gigaliners trucks between the Netherlands and Germany […]

NA – Unannounced brake inspection blitz sidelined over 1,200 trucks

Inspectors Remove More Than 1,200 Commercial Motor Vehicles With Critical Brake Violations From Roadways During CVSA’s Unannounced Brake Safety Day JULY 19, 2021 Commercial motor vehicle inspectors in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. conducted 10,091 inspections and placed 1,273 vehicles out of service for brake-related critical vehicle inspection items on May 26.

The Ice Road

> Forget what you know as a trucker and watch ‘The Ice Road’ just to be entertained > Let’s get this straight right from the jump, The Ice Road, this summer’s big action thriller streaming on Netflix, is not a feature-length version of the smash-hit reality TV show, Ice Road Truckers. Not even close, and […]